Go To Desktop Site
Custom Search

Kwara to partner with FG on Chinkada International Border Market

Date: 2018-04-13

 

The Kwara Government says it will partner with the Federal Government to open an international border market in Chinkada, Baruteen Local Government Area of the state.

Alhaji Bayo Onimago, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce and Cooperatives, made the disclosure on Thursday on the sidelines of the ongoing Kwara Trade Fair in Ilorin.

"The international border market in Chikanda is an initiative in which the state government will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment.

"Space has been marked for the trans-border trading and the process is ongoing," Onimago said.

He said that the Federal Government has proposed the establishment of one trans-border market in each of the six geopolitical zones of the country, with Kwara benefiting from the North-Central Zone.

Onimago said that the state government has extended the ongoing trade fair by four days to allow more customers to participate.

Also, Mr Anu Ibiwoye, the Special Adviser to Gov. Ahmed Abdulfatah on Agriculture and Rural Water Support Service, expressed satisfaction with the huge display of locally-made goods at the trade fair.

"We are happy with the level of commercial and industrial activities that are ongoing in the state.

"The state government will partner with relevant agencies to enhance entrepreneurial skills through loans," Ibiwoye said.

Source


Recent Posts

Police deny conveying cash with helicopter in Kwara

INEC Assures Of Free, Fair Bye-Election In Kwara

Four family members die after eating 'amala' in Ilorin

Bye-election: Gunmen allegedly attack APC candidate in Kwara

Kwara bye-election: Lai Mohammed blows hot over attack on APC candidate

Group declares support for APC governorship candidate in Kwara free

INEC distributes sensitive materials for Saturday’s by-election in Kwara

Counsel withdraws as Offa banks' robbery suspects are arraigned

Olokoba Wants To Replace Busari As Next Kwara FA Chairman

Kwara: Police suspends vigilante activities till after bye-election

Offa robbery: Five suspects arraigned in Ilorin

Senate President, a complete replica of his late father, Oloyee - Engineer Bankole

Bye- Election : Ahmed Asks Constituents To Vote En Masse For PDP


Most Popular

16 people gun for Saraki's Kwara senate seat

Court remands 8 suspected ritualists caught with 11 human skulls

Ex-US Ambassador To Grace Unilorin Convocation Lecture

Protesters cry out over hijack of Kwara APC structure

APC names Lanre Issa-Onilu, new spokesperson

Kwara announces commencement of 1,500 teachers recruitment

34th Convocation: My mother died giving birth to me – Unilorin best graduating student

Kwara PDP's Kemi Adeosun moment. By Farooq Kperogi

2019: Atunwa Detractors Can't Win Elections in Kwara, Says PDP Leader

NCCT Begins Electronic Payment In Kwara

Kwara PDP Guber Candidate Debunks Certificate Forgery Allegation

Dogara declares Adedoyin's seat vacant as APC, PDP Reps defectPC, PDP Reps defect

Kwara 2019: Atunwa promises to promote state, LG synergy if elected